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Romeo and Juliet is the story of a faint-hearted melancholic young man who cannot control his emotions Contrary to popular belief the character of Romeo Montague from the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare was not brave or courageous to sacrifice himself in the name of love He was actually a faint-hearted and suicidal young man who was unable to hold control over his emotions and often made drastic decisions without considering the consequences Romeo was still pining for Rosaline when he laid eyes on Juliet and was not yet ready to truly feel love He often spoke of death and suicide and there were many instances when he could not control himself At the opening of the play there was a melancholy Romeo depressed because he had been left by his love Rosaline but later that very day he saw Juliet and fell instantly in love with her Half a day is not sufficient time for a person to recover from a broken heart and fall in love again therefore Romeo was faint-hearted and overemotional and did not understand true feelings Before Romeo had met Juliet he was distressed over his loss of Rosaline who he believed he loved For beauty starved with her severity Cuts beauty off from all posterity She is too fair too wise wisely too fair To merit bliss by making me despair She hath forsworn to love and in that vow Do I live dead that live to tell it now Act 1 Scene 1 216-221 How could strong feelings such as these have disappeared within twenty-four hours After Romeo had first seen Juliet he said Did my heart love till now Forswear it sight For I neer saw true beauty till this night His emotion had transferred from self-pity over Rosaline to love for Juliet in less than a day because he was faint-hearted and had no control of his emotions Romeos temper and out
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